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Child Care Access Means Parents in School

CCAMPIS supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus-based childcare services.  It is funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and has been established at the University of Illinois through the Child Development Laboratory.

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To be eligible for the CCAMPIS program, students must:

  • be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the University of Illinois taking at least 12 credit hours of classes
  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • have a child or children between six weeks old and 4 years old.
  • be receiving or eligible for a Federal Pell Grant through the Office of Student Financial Aid

CCAMPIS Program Details

ChildWhat does CCAMPIS offer?

  • Midterm/Finals Study Nights
  • Student Parent Network
  • Monthly meetings to connect with other undergraduate student parents
  • Workshops on various topics such as parenting tips, stress management, child development, etc.
  • Financial assistance with child care
  • Links to community resources and agencies

What to expect once a recipient:

  • Maintain at least 12 credit hours of classes.
  • Attend intake session with CCAMPIS Program Coordinator
  • Make an effort to attend workshops, meetings, study groups, etc.
  • Participate in a mid-year and end of school year survey designed to evaluate the CCAMPIS program.

CCAMPIS Application Process

Important Dates

  • Application deadline is May 1 each year

Contact Information

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